Thursday, May 22, 2008

Terry Snyder - Persuasive Provocative Percussion

Hi there. Today's post features one of the greats of Space-Age-Pop - Terry Snyder. This album is an Australian package featuring a selection of tracks from his albums. The cover completely fails to encapsulate the nature of the music. As a percussionist, Snyder led ensembles that were akin to chamber music groups - lots of orchestral percussion plus the obligatory bongos.

Terry is joined byTony Mottola on guitar, Dick Hyman on organ, Dominic Cortese on accordian, plus a bunch of other names from the Command stable. Light, delicate textures, but with that swing and groove that makes all the difference.

01 - I'm In The Mood For Love
02 - Whatever Lola Wants
03 - Misirlou
04 - I Surrender Dear
05 - Orchids In The Moonlight
06 - I Love Paris
07 - My Heart Belongs To Daddy
08 - Tabu
09 - The Breeze And I
10 - Aloha Oe
11 - Japanese Sandman
12 - Love Is A Many Splendored Thing

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